Courses Overview

We are the Island’s specialists of training and education for end of life and palliative care. Through our education and training, we aim to improve confidence and competence for anyone working with those approaching end of life.

Addressing the elephant in the room

A session for healthcare professionals to explore what ‘bad news’ could be and how to have sensitive and honest conversations with patients and those who matter to them

Loss and pre-bereavement care

A session for healthcare professionals to explore loss and pre bereavement for individuals with palliative care needs and those who matter

Palliative Care Emergencies

This course is for healthcare professionals who may need to manage palliative care emergencies of Malignant Spinal Cord Compression, Superior Vena Cava Obstruction, Haemorrhage, Hypercalcaemia

Symptom Management: Pain

A session for healthcare professionals to explore how to manage pain for the individual with palliative care needs

Symptom Management: Nausea, Vomiting and Bowel Obstruction

A session for healthcare professionals to explore nausea, vomiting and bowel obstruction in the individual with palliative care needs

Symptom Management: Anxiety and Depression

A session for clinicians to explore anxiety and depression in relation to the individual with palliative care needs

Symptom Management: Delirium and Agitation

A session for healthcare professionals to explore delirium and agitation in the individual with palliative care needs

Symptom Management: Breathlessness

A session for healthcare professionals to explore how individuals with Dyspnoea can gain better control over their symptoms of breathlessness

Care for the dying – 2 day course

A course for healthcare professionals to explore the care and management of individuals in the last few days of life.

Syringe Pump Training – McKinley T34

This course is for all healthcare professionals who use the McKinley T34 pump

Ethical Issues in Palliative Care

A session for healthcare professionals to explore what the ethical issues are for the individual and the clinician alongside them

Opening the Spiritual Gate

A session for healthcare professionals to explore the spiritual needs and care of an individual in palliative care settings

Conversation ready - How to talk to your patients and their families (Intermediate)

A practical course for experienced clinical staff to develop their communication stills to have conversations about end of life care.  Uses role play to consolidate skills

I don't know what to say

A practical course to develop participants' communication skills to help them deal with patients, families, colleagues and other people's sensitivity



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